The ACLU of New Mexico and cooperating attorney Rachel Higgins filed a lawsuit against the Third Judicial District Attorney’s office on behalf of three former female assistant district attorneys who endured rampant sex discrimination, harassment, and retaliation, and who were suspended afte
We filed a lawsuit in Third Judicial District Court against the City of Sunland Park, New Mexico, alleging that a Sunland Park police officer unlawfully detained and wrongfully arrested Oscar Gutiérrez Sánchez and his five year old son, both residents of Las Cruces, and subjected them to an
We, along with cooperating attorneys at Keker, Van Nest & Peters LLP and Lopez, Dietzel, Perkins & Wallace, P.C., filed a Motion for Expedited Review of Conditions of Release in the New Mexico Court of Appeals on behalf of Molynda Brewer, an indigent woman who had been jailed for ne
We filed a lawsuit on behalf of Sherese Crawford, a 38-year-old African-American woman on temporary assignment in New Mexico as an Immigration and Customs Agent (ICE) deportation officer.
In 2012, the ACLU of New Mexico filed Morris v. New Mexico based on a simple premise: dying people shouldn't be forced to suffer at the end of life. Two Albuquerque Oncologists, Dr. Katherine Morris and Dr.
The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) of New Mexico filed a lawsuit against the New Mexico Public Education Department (PED) alleging that a regulation that prohibits public education employees from “disparaging” standardized tests violates New Mexico constitutional free speech protecti